In love with fabric April 2015

I’ve noticed a lot of my readers like when i tell them about awesome fabric. This is what i’ve spotted in the last few weeks and what i’ll be trying to buy or just looking at lovingly over the next few months! All links below are to Hawthornthreads.com. I’m not affiliated with them but they have a great range! I’ve used this fabric in my BG bag pattern A cloud 9 fabrics called Koi the way of the flowers by Rashida Coleman-hale. It is absolutely stunning i love the colours and the dragonfly’s you almost miss! My prediction for the favourites of […]

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FREE Mug Rug Sewing Tutorials

Mug rug sewing tutorial, small quilt, tiny quilt

What is a mug rug? it’s bigger than a coaster but smaller than a placemat. They are awesome for using up all the tiny scraps you have too!I love making them for myself and for gifts! I’ve got a list of my favourite FREE Mug Rug Sewing Tutorials to get you started.

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New Pattern Spree – March Creations

Since going to PDF sewing patterns from paper patterns i haven’t really looked back! I still buy the occasional paper pattern but i have a huge amount of PDF patterns. I’m always careful to check my files before purchasing a new one as i might already have it! Here are a few of my favourites i have bought recently made last month. Nappy Cover – Tadah Patterns knotted headband pattern – Rabbit Rabbit Creations  Angie by Sis Bloom I made my first dress for myself… I know, weird that it’s taken so long but i never found a pattern i liked that was […]

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Easter Sewing Tutorials

My kids have gone Easter mad! It’s everyday! Whens Easter?, Is the easter bunny magic? Can i get the pokemon egg? Oh it never ends! It’s also school holidays so it’s just crazy in general! So here are awesome free sewing tutorials to make some non chocolate Easter items.

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BG Bag Optional Extras Free Download

After releasing my latest pattern the BG (Big Girl) Bag i have had a bit of reflection time. I’ve been using the time to set some goals, make some plans and sew up a bunch of new patterns. I have spent way to much money on patterns actually, but i’ll save that for a different post. My lovely BG bag testers had a lot of very cool ideas for added extras to the BG Bag pattern. They encouraged me to make an added extras PDF pattern and instructions. I did! And I attached it to the purchase file on Etsy […]

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Amazing Wallet Sewing Tutorials

You know what would go great with a BG (Big girl) Bag? A matching wallet! I thought i would gather some awesome free wallet tutorials to help you decide! These wallet tutorials are a great start! If you want to buy the BG Bag Pattern click here! Basic Wallet – Fort Worth Fabric Studio Bi-fold Wallet – Modest Maven DIY Cash Envelope Budgeting System – Imperfect Home Making Liberty phone wallet – Liberty Basic Boys wallet – Noodle-head Check out my other FREE tutorials lists. Sign up to my newsletter to received the free Charli Bag sewing pattern!

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February Creations and reaching some goals

Hey there! Just letting you know You’ll see some affiliate links in this post. However please know everything i write is my own opinion and words. It’s such an exciting time with Lorelei Jayne. I’ve decided to spend sometime doing some extra learning about digitalising sewing patterns better. So I’ve signed up for Pattern Workshop and It’s awesome! I’m learning so much and talking to some great designers too! The course is really detailed and yet fast and understandable. I’ve decided i’m going to start right from the beginning and pick up all the helpful tips and tricks i can. I also […]

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January Creations

I was pretty busy in January as i had a market i had to sew stock for. The items i’m happiest about are the new patterns i tried out and of course my pattern! I’m really busy sewing for the next market and designing my next handbag pattern which will be in two sizes! Can’t wait for sneak peaks in the next few weeks!Knotted Headbands I’m crazy about these! I love making them and using up all my scraps! Laptop Pouch – Tech pouch pattern I love this pouch! it’s so cute and fits so well. I’m quite proud of […]

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